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I hate exercising. How can I motivate myself to exercise?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: It's tough. Logbook?

Keep track of the type, duration, and intensity of exercise in a log book.
Use this to track your progress/improvement. Depending on your type of exercise, make one or more periodic adjustments weekly: may increase speed, increase duration, increase incline, amount of weight, number of weight sets, swim laps, etc. A log book is more helpful than it sounds. Also, use a buddy- motivates both.

In brief: It's tough. Logbook?

Keep track of the type, duration, and intensity of exercise in a log book.
Use this to track your progress/improvement. Depending on your type of exercise, make one or more periodic adjustments weekly: may increase speed, increase duration, increase incline, amount of weight, number of weight sets, swim laps, etc. A log book is more helpful than it sounds. Also, use a buddy- motivates both.
Dr. Elden Rand
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: A trainer

Working with a trainer can be a good strategy to motivate you.

In brief: A trainer

Working with a trainer can be a good strategy to motivate you.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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